Director Data & Digital Transformation

Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking. 

We are looking to recruit a highly experienced and expert Director of Data and Digital Transformation to lead the delivery of the Ramblers new, strategic, data transformation programme, and deliver the agreed benefits and return on investment to the charity.

This role will be responsible for line managing a small programme team including a  Programme Manager, Technical (to work with the ICT team and external suppliers) and a Programme Manager, Organisation Change (to ensure staff and volunteers are kept fully informed, involved and trained in an appropriate and high quality fashion over the life of the programme) so that data management and the use of digital capabilities become fully embedded into the organisation and maximum benefits are accrued.

The Director of Data and Digital Transformation will be responsible for leading programme delivery and enabling our staff and 26,000 volunteers  to better deliver the Ramblers mission – to help everyone enjoy the outdoors on foot – across Great Britain. The role reports to the Chief Executive Officer as part of Senior Management Team. This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact on our future success.

Applicants will need to demonstrate proven experience of translating strategic organisational objectives into technical delivery and leading change programmes across multiple operational sites. We are looking for a senior data expert with exceptional leadership and communication abilities and a track record of overseeing successful data transformation programme delivery and of managing substantial programme resource and  finance. We are looking for an exceptional individual with both technical ability and a track record of achievement through teamwork - both internally and with external partners and suppliers. 
The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer.  We warmly welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community and aim to promote diversity.  Our equal opportunities form can be found here: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

The role profile (job description and person specification) can be found here: Job Pack - Director of Data and Digital Transformation.
Application is by CV and covering letter.
Along with your application, please also send completed Equal Opps Monitoring form that may be found here – Equal Opps
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